Rhode Island Representative Scott Slater [D]

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RIH6324VetoMakes changes to the Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act.
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2021-07-16
Vetoed by Governor
RIH6288PassClarifies the tax classification for the homestead exemption for the city of Providence.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH6422PassAllows the Providence board of licenses to grant an exemption from restrictions with regard to the proximity to schools and churches relating to issuance of a Class BV alcoholic beverage retail license for property located at 601 Hartford Avenue.
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2021-07-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH5468PassThis act would, upon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enable the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2021-07-13
Signed by Governor
RIH5238PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 - THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Creates the "Rhode Island Student Success Act" which would identify those students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition at public universities, colleges or community colleg...
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2021-07-12
Signed by Governor
RIH5268PassRequires applicants to pass test to include topics on fair housing and requires 24 hours of continuing education.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5270PassCreates the Human Trafficking Reporting and Prevention Act applicable to hotels, requiring them to educate their employees about identifying, reporting and preventing human trafficking, on their premises.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH5245PassCreates pilot program to establish harm reduction centers where use of pre-obtained controlled substances may occur under supervision of health care professionals
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6083PassReclassifies simple possession of ten grams (10g) or less of a controlled substance classified in Schedules I, II, III, IV, V of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to a 2 year misdemeanor instead of a felony.
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2021-07-09
Signed by Governor
RIH6119PassImposes one year moratorium on enforcement of municipal ordinance or zoning requirement that penalizes owners of food service establishments/bars for modifications/alternations to their premises in response to an emergency declaration.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH6438PassCreates a statewide body-worn camera program for police departments in the state.
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2021-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIH6328PassExcludes the possession of buprenorphine from those controlled substances that can result in criminal penalties.
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2021-07-01
Signed by Governor
RIH6492PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Captain Antiliano De Jesus Estrella For His Devoted Service To The People Of The City Of Providence And The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-07-01
House read and passed
RIH6485PassHouse Resolution Joyously Congratulating The Hope High School Boys Baseball Team On Winning The 2021 Rhode Island High School Baseball Division Iii State Championship
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2021-06-30
House read and passed
RIH6370Intro

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Authorizes the director of the department of business regulation to license the cultivation and sale of marijuana.
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2021-06-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH6449Engross

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Joint Resolution Amending The Joint Resolution Creating A Permanent Legislative Commission On Child Care In Rhode Island (this Resolution Would Amend The Membership And Purpose Of Said Commission, Allow For Funding With Approval, And Require Review O...
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2021-06-28
House read and passed
RIH6468Intro

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Establishes a climate action plan to eliminate the state's dependence on fossil fuel energy generation of electricity and replace the required generation of electricity from clean energy resources by calendar year 2036.
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2021-06-25
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH6476Intro

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Establishes incentives for property sales and use tax exemptions for qualified data centers located in Rhode Island upon a minimum qualified investment of $50,000,000 in a designated enterprise zone and $200,000,000 in a non-enterprise zone.
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2021-06-25
To House Finance Committee
RIH6466Intro

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Requires that the tax imposed on little cigars be imposed in the same manner as the tax imposed on cigarettes, that 25% of such tax revenue would be applied to smoking cessation programs, and requires that little cigars be sold in packs of 20 or more...
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2021-06-24
To House Finance Committee
RIH6419Intro

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Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Sophia Academy, San Miguel Education Center, and Community Preparatory School, Inc., all of which are located in the city of Providence.
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2021-06-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH6427PassHouse Resolution Congratulating The Honorable Joy Hearn On Her Retirement From The Barrington Public Schools After Many Years Of Dedicated And Distinguished Service
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2021-06-15
House read and passed
RIH6413PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Providence Parks Department Employees David Doti And Gary Kraus On Receiving The Municipal Medal Of Bravery For Risking Their Lives For The Safety Of Others
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH6411PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Eduardo Sandoval
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2021-06-10
House read and passed
RIH6219Intro

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Allows labor organizations/unions to organize any employees who work for employers in an industry that is regulated by the medical marijuana act or cannabis-regulated industry.
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2021-06-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH6352Intro

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Establishes the Dignity at Work Act, to provide workers with more protection from bullying and harassment in the workplace.
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2021-06-09
To House Labor Committee
RIH6356Intro

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Authorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of $750,000,000 bonds.
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2021-06-09
To House Finance Committee
RIH6373Intro

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Increases the number of members of the transit authority from eight to nine, one of whom shall be the mayor of Providence or designee as an ex officio member with voting privileges.
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2021-06-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5016PassIncludes the real and tangible personal property of The Providence Community Health Centers, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.
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2021-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIH5586PassIncludes the real and tangible personal property of St. John Baptist De La Salle Institute, d/b/a La Salle Academy, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.
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2021-06-01
Signed by Governor
RIH5012PassMandates minimum staffing levels, standards for quality care for nursing homes and their residents, and provides wage increases subject to the rate of inflation.
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2021-05-27
Signed by Governor
RIH6287Intro

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Modifies the foundation level of support required of municipalities, excluding funds received by the school district from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, in connection with relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6314Intro

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Replaces the convention authority of the city of Providence with the city department of art, culture and tourism as the administrator of the Providence tourism district.
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6326Intro

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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $400,000 For Family Service Of Rhode Island To Operate And Expand The Go Team Response Program (joint Resolution To Appropriate $400,000 For Go Team Response Program.)
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6355Intro

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Requires that the towns of Lincoln and Tiverton receive at least three million dollars ($3,000,000) whether or not the gaming facility in the towns of Lincoln or Tiverton are operational for all or part of any fiscal year.
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2021-05-27
To House Finance Committee
RIH6346Intro

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Requires that when a person causes an injury requiring medical assistance to a human by firearm, archery, or crossbow while hunting, the initial responding entity must immediately make a report to DEM.
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2021-05-26
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6360PassHouse Resolution Honoring And Thanking Courtney E. Hawkins On The Occasion Of Her Retirement As Director Of The Rhode Island Department Of Human Services
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH6362PassHouse Resolution Honoring Kathleen Sullivan Connell On The Occasion Of Her Retirement As The Rhode Island State Director Of The American Association Of Retired Persons (aarp) And Thanking Her For A Lifetime Of Dedication To Health Care And Public Ser...
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2021-05-25
House read and passed
RIH6325Intro

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Defines a used part and create standards for use of used parts in physically damaged motor vehicles upon the insurance company and the automobile body shop.
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2021-05-20
To House Corporations Committee
RIH5790Intro

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Increases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5809Intro

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Creates the Percentage of Income Home Energy Affordability Program, an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH5811Intro

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Requires the participation and input of the EOHHS, DHS, DCYF and BHDDH in medical assistance and public assistance caseload estimating conferences and the generation of monthly data to the members of the case load estimating conference.
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6234Intro

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Joint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) For The Benefit Of Rhode Island Free Clinic (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) For The Rhode Island Free Clinic.)
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2021-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH6333PassHouse Resolution Celebrating May Of 2021, As "asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month" In The State Of Rhode Island
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2021-05-12
House read and passed
RIH6137PassAllows Christina Marie Tucciarone to join the Honorable Leonela Felix and Gregory Donald Kowalski in marriage on or about June 12, 2021, within the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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2021-05-11
Signed by Governor
RIH5013Intro

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Raises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2021.
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2021-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH5227Intro

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Adds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
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2021-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH5452Intro

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Requires DBR to perform social equity/face analysis in licensing process/arrest/conviction rates by 1/1/22. Removes barriers affecting persons of color/establishes loan program/expunges past criminal convictions.
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2021-04-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5451Intro

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Apportions remaining revenue in the restricted receipt accounts, after department of health expenses, from the Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act to the distressed communities relief fund and charitable organizations.
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2021-04-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5453Intro

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Creates hardship designation for patients on SSDI, Medicaid, establishes discount medicine program, eliminates plant tagging, allows unlimited compassion center licenses, redefines debilitating condition, reduces compassion center license fee to $5,0...
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2021-04-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH5534PassAuthorizes Providence to issue not more than $140,000,000 bonds to finance the construction, renovation, improvement, alteration, repair, landscaping, furnishing and equipping of schools and school facilities throughout the city of Providence.
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2021-04-19
Signed by Governor
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